Growing up can be stressful, and almost all children experience stress at some point in their lives. It is a completely normal thing that many people deal with!  Whether it be the stress for an elementary school child to complete their homework, or the stress of a middle schooler to manage their social life, or the stress of a senior in high school to apply for college, this page is here to help guide you and your child through whatever it may be that is causing them stress. 

Guides

Articles

Suicide on Campus and the Pressure of Perfection (New York Times)

Resources below provided by MindfulNYU:

Audio Resources for Stress Relief

Please keep in mind that mindfulness techniques are meant to be used in conjunction with, not as a substitution for, services offered by trained health professionals.

Apps

  • Calm: Need a little more calm in your life? Now available for iPhone or on calm.com, Calm can help you meditate, sleep, relax, focus and much more.
  • Mental Workout®: Freedom from Stress and Mindfulness Meditation are just two of the great free lite programs in this app.
  • Smiling Mind: Smiling Mind is meditation made easy. A simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and everyday.
  • Stop, Breathe, Think: Get meditating in 5 minutes. Easy. With this app, you can develop and apply kindness and compassion in your daily life through a process called STOP, BREATHE & THINK.

Videos